Delhi Public School, Durgapur hosted its fourth Annual Sports Meet on 12 December at Nehru Stadium (D.S.P). The event began with the welcome speech by the Principal, Mr.Umesh Ch. Jaiswal, Mayor of Durgapur Sri Apurba Mukherjee, Pro VC of Om Dayal Education Trust, Sri Alok Tebrewal and with Sri Amit Shah, Executive Director of Om Dayal Institutions gracing the occasion.

The day commenced with the march past by the respective houses followed by events of the pre-primary classes. The programme for the junior sections started with a vibrant and colourful drill performed by the tiny tots of LKG and UKG, all dressed up as birds. Various track events like ‘wear your cap’, ‘beautify your friend’, Frog and the mushroom race and many more interesting, yet challenging races were organised for the tiny tots. ‘Go As You Like’ was an instant hit, with Nursery students dressed up as animals and spreading the message of conservation of wild life.

The welcome song announced the commencement of the programme for the seniors. Various events fascinated the gathering. Among them were the Yoga, the Aerobics of Classes I, drill display of classes’ II-IV and a spine chilling presentation of martial arts skills, left the spectators enthralled. The feats exhibited perfect technique, balance of mind, body and discipline. The day ended with the prize distribution ceremony followed by the vote of thanks and the singing of the National Anthem.

Talent unlimited

South Point School hosted the Biennial Art and Craft Exhibition in Kolkata recently with the initiatives of their teachers and the students. Professor Isha Mahammad inaugurated the event. The exhibition showcased more than 3,000 paintings and artefacts. It also displayed the skill, creativity, innovation and training of the students. Subject-based projects, fabric paintings, work on canvas, murals, masks and collages testified the creativity of the students. Among 1,000 paintings, the scroll paintings depicting scenes from the Ramayana and the Mahabharata proved fascinating to the spectators.

There were also a display of handicrafts, including photo frames, pencil holders, paper flowers, flower vases, masks, painted pots and buckets, handmade dolls and puppets, cotton and paper bags, files, bottle craft, plaster of Paris models, table lamps and many more. Projects and live demonstrations on various topics, including ‘Safety Rules’, ‘Festivals of India’, ‘The Four Metros’, ‘Evolution of Games’ and ‘Dolls of the World’, that marked the occasion. The English section focussed on the "child" in all genres of literature, such as fairytale and fantasy, myth and legends, adventure mystery and magic, both in the modern and post-modern era.

The Science section had both, working devices as well as experiments, displaying different scientific principles. The exhibition also included artworks by the children of ‘Sandipan’, the free evening-school for underprivileged children.